Zac Efron To Star in Grisham Adaptation
Zac Efron is set to star in a big screen adaptation of John Grisham’s best-selling novel The Associate.
Efron, who will also produce the film, is set to play a law school graduate who is blackmailed by criminals and forced to work for a law firm.
His job will be to spy on the firm’s work in an ongoing dispute between two defense contractors.
The film will be produced by Efron’s Ninjas Running Wild production company , and Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher. Wick and Fisher also produced the recently released Divergent.
Previous Grisham adaptations include The Firm, The Pelican Brief , A Time to Kill and The Rainmaker.
Efron will also be seen alongside Seth Rogan in Neighbors, in which a young couple are forced to live next door to a college fraternity house following the birth of their newborn baby.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter